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Gov. Greg Abbott discusses timeline for COVID-19 vaccine distribution

[ad_1] Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. Texans can expect to see “widespread distribution” of COVID-19 vaccines by March to recipients beyond the front-line health care workers who are currently …

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TribCast: The COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Texas

[ad_1] Quality journalism doesn’t come free Perhaps it goes without saying — but producing quality journalism isn’t cheap. At a time when newsroom resources and revenue across the country are declining, The Texas Tribune remains committed to sustaining our mission: creating a more engaged and informed Texas with every story …

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Experts warn vaccinated people could still spread coronavirus

[ad_1] EL PASO — Hospitals in some of Texas’ hardest-hit border counties began vaccinating health care workers against COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing what one health authority called “cautious hope” to a heavily Hispanic, economically distressed region whose communities have been traumatized by infections and deaths at disproportionately high rates throughout …

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El Paso residents seek funeral relief as COVID-19’s death count rises

[ad_1] EL PASO – When Cindy Colorado’s mother-in-law died from COVID-19 on Dec. 1 – becoming one of more than 1,300 El Pasoans who have succumbed to the virus in this border town – the family hoped to give her a traditional Catholic funeral. “We’d like at least some time …

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COVID-19 vaccines arriving in Texas for health care workers

[ad_1] Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. The first doses of the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine are set to hit Texas soil on Monday, bringing hope to a virus-ravaged state even …

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Texas education officials attended indoor gathering before COVID-19 diagnoses

[ad_1] When members of the Texas State Board of Education finished their business for the day Nov. 19, they headed several blocks away to an Austin hotel for an informal reception. Current and incoming board members, education lobbyists, and others in the Texas Capitol crowd gathered in the spacious DoubleTree …

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Texas’ ICU capacity is the lowest since the coronavirus pandemic started

[ad_1] Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. Heading into another holiday season, Texas has the fewest number of available intensive care beds to care for its sickest patients since the …

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Texas health care workers say latest coronavirus spike is crushing them

[ad_1] When Amy Jones burst through the doors of the intensive care unit, she found a line of health care workers in the hallway, she said. Jones was sobbing. Shaking. She let out a scream. A doctor named Juan Fitz was dying. Fitz, 67, was Jones’ longtime romantic partner and …

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UT-Austin football game canceled because of large COVID-19 outbreak

[ad_1] Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. The University of Texas at Austin’s final football game of the regular season, against the University of Kansas, has been canceled because of …

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